Ramnagar I (community development block)

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Ramnagar I
রামনগর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Ramnagar I is located in West Bengal
Ramnagar I
Ramnagar I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°40′18″N 87°33′01″E / 21.671667°N 87.550278°E / 21.671667; 87.550278Coordinates: 21°40′18″N 87°33′01″E / 21.671667°N 87.550278°E / 21.671667; 87.550278
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 133.21 km2 (51.43 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 145,418
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ramnagar
Website purbamedinipur.gov.in

Ramnagar I (community development block) is an administrative division in Contai subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Digha and Ramnagar police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Ramnagar.[1][2]


Ramnagar is located at 21°40′18″N 87°33′01″E / 21.671667°N 87.550278°E / 21.671667; 87.550278.

Ramnagar I community development block has an area of 133.21  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Ramnagar I block/ panchayat samiti are: Basantapur, Gobra, Haldia I, Haldia II, Padima I, Padima II, Badhia, Telgachhari I and Telgachhari II .[3]


As per 2001 census, Ramnagar I block had a total population of 145,418, out of which 74,043 were males and 71,375 were females. Ramnagar I block registered a population growth of 12.15 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.